Chandigarh Diary



Cyber safety and security centre most likely following year
The Chandigarh Administration is ready to develop a cyber safety and security procedure centre in the city to shield the general public from being fooled of their cash. The management remains in normal touch with the Ministry of Home Affairs and also the centre is most likely to be developed following year under the guidance of the Chandigarh Police. There has actually been a high walk in cyber criminal activity situations in the city, with 3,306 issues being obtained by the authorities till July this year. Around 6,300 issues of cyber criminal activity were obtained in 2020 while the numbers were 4,793 in 2019; 3,167 in 2018 and also 3,167 in 2017.

New councillors to take vow on New Year Day
It has actually been tentatively chosen that all 35 chosen councillors of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will certainly be provided their vow on January 1, the New Year Day. All the 3 celebrations — Aam Aadmi Party, BJP and also Congress — have actually begun initiatives to trap much more councillors to choose the mayor. A party requires a minimum of 19 enact the House to obtain its mayor candidate chosen. The AAP has 14 councillors and also requires 5 even more ballots to choose its mayor prospect. Meanwhile, the BJP has 12 councillors and also incorporating the ballot of ex-officio participant — neighborhood MP Kirron Kher —  it has 13 ballots, leaving it 6 ballots except bulk. The Congress, which gets on the 3rd place with 8 councillors, is attempting to maintain its numbers undamaged. The BJP was in power in the public body however obtained a shock in the current political election.

Covaxin for qualified teenagers from January 3
The Chandigarh Administration will certainly begin providing Bharat Biotech-made Covaxin to all qualified teenagers from January 3. There are around 76,000 teenagers in the city in between the age 15 and also 18 that are qualified for the Covid-19 vaccination. These youngsters will certainly get 2 dosages of Covaxin at a period of 28 days intramuscularly in the arm. There will certainly be different websites for the inoculation of youngsters and also these websites will certainly be settled quickly. All medical care employees, frontline employees and also  elderly people with comorbidities can get their booster dosage from January 10.

Restrictions on mentoring institutes in the city
The individuals that have actually not obtained themselves inoculated with both dosages of Covid-19 vaccination will certainly not be enabled to go into instructional or mentoring institutes in Chandigarh from January 1. An order released by the Chandigarh Administration checks out: “Educational institutions, including coaching and tuition centres, will only allow fully vaccinated adults or those who are not due for the second dose to enter the vicinity. The rules will be applicable to both teaching and non-teaching staff, besides other visitors.” An authorities included that all lawbreakers that are not completely immunized will certainly be fined `500 and also activity will certainly be taken versus the organizations.

Harpreet Bajwa
Our contributor in Chandigarh